Commodity Buyer – Chemicals / Non active Materials (F/M)

Bordeaux, France CDI

About Automotive Cells Company (ACC)

Join us and be a pioneer for a green transport revolution.
Automotive Cells Company (ACC) is one of Europe’s newest and most exciting high-tech companies. Backed by Saft-Total, Stellantis and Mercedes-Benz, ACC is set to power the future of the automotive industry by innovating in battery technology.
We aim to produce sustainable, affordable, high-capacity, longer-life batteries as a cleaner alternative to current energy sources. We have created an R&D center and new state-of-the art facility in Nouvelle Aquitaine, France, and we are building gigafactories in Germany and Italy, in addition to the one already built in Hauts de France.

We need a range of skilled and agile people to bring our vision to life, especially in the areas of industrialization, mechanical design, testing/prototyping and any other function of a new-born company. If you’re looking to take your career further than you imagined, if you’re passionate about creating cleaner transport, we’d like to hear from you.

Our core Values are : Pioneering Spirit, Fast & Agile, Excellence, Greener & Cleaner !

We are also very proud of our 2022 CSR Report :

Accelerating sustainable mobility for all.

Job description

Overall job definition :

In charge of the Purchasing activities of its Commodity (Materials/Parts). Building strategy & leading QCT Performance from innovation to Mass Production.

Main missions :

- Define/Establish

  • Establish the sourcing strategy of Chemicals / Non active Materials

- Build

  • Scouts and assesses the potential suppliers for Chemicals / Non active Materials

  • Builds the Technical, Industrial and Purchasing strategy for its commodity with relevant ACC stakeholders

  • Build its Commodity Cost Reduction Roadmap (Commercial Productivity, Monozukuri, Design to Cost…)

- Guarantee

  • Ensure the serial life management of its commodity by securing the execution of the contracts and improving the supplier performance: savings, supply, quality

  • Ensure Purchasing Key Performance Indicator reporting for Chemicals / Non active Materials

  • Support Purchase Order activity and Gigafactories deliveries

- Lead

  • Manage the Supplier Business Relationship

  • Leads & Manages RFI, RFQ, supplier selection and contracting in strong interaction with Projects, Engineering, Quality and Supply Chain

- Contribute

  • Supports and promotes industrial supplier projects in Europe.

  • Contribute to ACC Cost competitiveness by achieving Commodity Sourcing budget and cost reduction target

  • Challenge Supplier on Energy, CO2 and ESG (Scope1/2/3 roadmap achievement & compliancy)

- Share

  • Share and Promote supplier innovation, bringing technical and/or economical ACC advantage

  • Share and Promote ACC Brand image including ESG & CO2


Knowledge :

  • Purchasing Key Process (Panel Management, Sourcing, Contract)

  • Negotiation skills

  • Logistics Notions

  • Finance Notions

  • Legal Notions

Experience :

  • At least 3 years as a Commodity Buyer

  • Domain : Industrial Buyer Material or Chemicals industries.

Qualifications :

  • Diplomas : Master Degree in Engineering and/or Business Field (Purchasing specialization)

  • Languages : English mandatory / French, German, Italian, Chinese as a plus

Some extra skills which make the difference :

EV Battery Supplier Base, EV Battery key cost driver Knowledge for material & components purchased would be a plus

Why join us?
Our Advantages and Perks: new premises, parking spaces reserved for carpoolers, possibility of recharging your electric car on reserved spaces in our parking lot.

Other perks and advantages include : Company restaurant, meal and also vegetables/fruits baskets delivery service. Janitorial services, telecommuting, complementary retirement plan (subject to a salary threshold), additionnal & seniority leaves, well-being workshops, osteopathy sessions.

You will also benefit from access to our Sports & Culture association, conferences, and also sports, holidays and culture subsidy.

Our process usually involves 3 interviews: 2 technical and one HR.

Details about the job
Bordeaux, France
2 days per week
> 3 years
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